Federal Work Study is a need-based program. The award year begins on July 1st and ends the following June 30th or when the institution's allocation is exhausted, whichever comes first. Students are assigned to various sites on campus and are paid $7.25 per hour. Payroll is on alternating Fridays and will not be credited to your tuition account. The number of students placed varies upon Luzerne County Community College's allocation. Awards range from approximately $400 to $2,000 per year for qualifying students. A complete and accurate Pell Grant file is required before placement. A student should indicate his/her desire to participate in the Federal Work Study Program on the Luzerne County Community College Financial Aid Application.